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Rubisco OxyGenase


MARCH 27-29, 2020


The symposium celebrates the 5Oth anniversary and highlights the centrality of Bill Ogren’s discovery of Rubisco oxygenase activity launching whole new fields of inquiry and whole new levels of understanding literally encompassing the enzyme to the globe. Join us as we hear from seventeen speakers representing leadership in research on environmental dynamics from the microbial to the global that Ogren’s discovery has fundamentally impacted.

Partial support for this event is provided by the Olga G. Nalbandov Lecture Funds at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign




Why Attend?

Hear our esteemed speakers

Join experts in the fields of plant biology and physiology, molecular biology, evolutionary biology, computational biology and more

Attend our poster session

Network with colleagues, make new connections, and see the current landscape or research related to and inspired by the discovery of Rubisco oxygenase at our poster session and reception.

Celebrate a milestone

The discovery of Rubisco oxygenase has had a profound foundational impact in science and continues through our present research and beyond.